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Stranger in the Shogun’s City: A Woman’s Life In Nineteenth-Century Japan

May 30, 2021 @ 12:00 AM
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Amy  Stanley, professor of history at Northwestern University, introduces the vibrant social and cultural life of early nineteenth-century Japan through the story of an irrepressible woman named Tsuneno, who defied convention to make a life for herself in the big city of Edo (now Tokyo) in the decades before the arrival of Commodore Perry and the fall of the shogunate.


The Huntington- Online
Pasadena, CA United States

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February 27 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Saturday, repeating until March 20, 2021

Barnsdall Junior Arts Center Gallery (virtural), 4814 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States

“Mini Comics & More” with Donna Letterese (Ages 10-12)

Take your interest in comics to a different level. Teaching Artist Donna Letterese will show you how to create and develop characters with stories. Students will finish class with their very own original set of comics. All enrollment is through Eventbrite! Last day to register is February 5th! “Mini Comics & More” with Donna Letterese 6-Week Workshop: Saturday, Feb 13, 2021 Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 Saturday, Feb 27, 2021 Saturday, Mar 6, 2021 Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 Saturday, Mar 20,…

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tierra del Sol Foundation, 9919 Sunland Blvd.
CA, CA 91040 United States

Benita Bike’s DanceArt in Outdoor Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BENITA BIKE’S DANCEART PRESENTS OUTDOOR DANCE SHOW Covid-19 drove us into the nooks and crannies, but Benita Bike’s DanceArt dives back into live performance with a limited-attendance outdoor dance program on Saturday, February 27, 2pm, at Tierra del Sol Foundation Parking Lot, 9919 Sunland Blvd. in Sunland. Get your free ticket by emailing benita@danceart.org with your name and the number in your family-associated party. You will receive an email ticket. No walk-ins are allowed. Should Covid force…

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Angels Gate Cultural Center, 3601 S. Gaffey St.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States

GIF Culture: Lecture & Workshop

Join artist Evelyn Contreras and learn about the historical components that created the first GIF and its present day cultural renaissance. The virtual lecture will be followed by an interactive workshop. Participants will be introduced to GIF-making through the Photomosh program, which is free to use online. Participants are encouraged to have personal photography or found imagery saved on their computers to use in the creation of their own GIF. Attendees will leave the workshop with many GIF variations and…

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until March 31, 2021

William Grant Still Arts Center (online), 2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States

“Going to the Club,” Part two of the virtual 40th Annual Black Doll Show

Part two of the virtual 40th Annual Black Doll Show, “Going to the Club” starts Saturday, January 9 from 4 to 6:00 p.m. While the dolls can have a have a night out, we will have a night in, with a Zoom dance party, and visits with special guests, all to celebrate William Grant Still Arts Center’s‘s signature exhibition. DJ Novena Carmel @novenacarmel and Host Quami Dushon will give us the inspirational vibes. In between dancing we will present a page from our,…

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Event on SPARC Zoom, 685 Venice Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291 United States

SPARC Presents New Exhibition Virtual Opening & Curatorial Talk

Why We Won’t Just Leave: What Alaska is Telling the World About Climate Change exhibition debuts in the SPARC virtual gallery with a curatorial talk led by exhibit curator Lindsay Carron on February 27th at 4:00pm PST. Ancillary programs will include a panel talk and youth programming. Attendees will leave the exhibition enriched by the information provided by exhibition participants, with tangible connections and action points, and inspiration for enacting change in their own communities. On view from February 27…


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